Andre Alves from Rochester, New York, Announces the 52th Brasilia Anniversary in Brazil.

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Andre Alves from Rochester, NY announced Brasilia’s 52th anniversary on Saturday, April 21st. The Brazilian capital will host several parties, along with concerts, sports competitions and Brasilia’s first book reading Biennial.

Andre Leite Alves from Rochester NY

Andre Leite Alves from Rochester NY

Andre Alves from Rochester, NY invites everyone to attend Brasilia's 52th anniversary on Saturday, April 21st.

This year’s celebrations are going to be held at the Esplanade of Ministries, the Brazilian government decided to consolidate the festivities in one place. “The Federal District Government has prepared a website with all information of all events happening on Saturday, April 21, 2012” mentions Andre Alves from Rochester.

Brasilia will host the 2012 World Tour Beach Volleyball, this event will be taking place from April 15th to the 22nd. This prestigious event will gather 50 co-ed teams and will be showed again during the London Olympics on July and August 2012. “Anyone watching the 2014 Olympics will recognize this event right away” said Arthur Leite Alves from Rochester, New York.

Brasilia’s first book reading Biennial, will be held from April 14th until April 23rd. The Biennial organizers expect around a half million people to attend this event. Brasilia’s first Biennial will be divided between four pavilions, with over 150 exhibitors, book launches, theater and exhibition of films, seminars and shows, besides the presence of writers and artists. “Make sure to attend this great event”, said Andre Alves from New York.

Brasilia will also host two closing events, the 6th edition of Brasilia Marathon Relay and 2nd stage of the Local Street Basketball Championship; Promoted by the Central Union of Slums of the Federal District (DF-CUFA) and the International Basketball League Street. This event will bring 12 teams together, competing in six different places.

The University of Brasilia (UNB) is turning 50 on April 21st 2012. The institution will be celebrating the date, by holding a Latin American Art and Culture festival. A concert at the National Theatre will kick off the event. The Universities’ festival runs until August 10 with more than 150 artistic attractions.

Brasilia is Brazil’s 3rd capital, built in the late 1950’s by Juscelino Kubitschek. Kubitschek wanted to develop the central part of Brazil by moving the capital from Rio de Janeiro into the Federal District. Salvador was Brazil’s first capital, then Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia.
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